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Sheldon's Ramblings

Web images looking way too saturated on wide gamut monitors?

Saturated web images on wide gamut monitors

Have you suffered the same problem that when you view images on the web that they appear to glow with extra saturation. If so then read on as I hope you will find the solutions below.Monitors today can be classed in three categories, namely standard, wide and ultra-wide gamut monitors. Standard Gamut Monitors which are by far the most common attain in or around the sRGB colour space (average range of colour). Wide Gamut Monitors attain around about 98% of the colours found in the Adobe 1998 colour space and Wide Gamut Monitors (very rare indeed) exceed the Adobe 1998...

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100 Year old Sea Scouts

Saturday the 14th of April and while most people were having a lye in I was in Croke Park getting ready to photograph all the Sea Scouts in Ireland, for their centenary photographs. Initially it was thought that the numbers could be in excess of 1500 but thankfully for me numbers were quite a bit shy of this figure.Despite the cold we managed to get some great record shots of the event, one of which I enclose here. Well done to all who attended and to those that helped put the shot together.

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Back from Focus on Imaging

Back from Focus on Imaging

Now that the dust has settled on "Focus on Imaging" it is great to be back in Ireland and picking up loads of sales from the show. The show was well attended by people from Ireland and One Photographic album supplier from Ireland even had a stand there, well done Tony Holmes from Photostorie. Our own friend and colleague Brian Hopper was on the Canson stand and had his worked showcased there. Michael O'Sullivan from Cork gave a fantastic talk on the Royal Photograpic Society's stand and Daniel Rafferty from Epson and Gary Ryan from Fuji were both working hard...

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Photosynth, Seadragon, and Flickr and..............

If you're a Flickr user then be prepared to see your images pop up where you least expect them! I remember seeing this software product launch about 2 years ago but would you believe it was first shown in 2006! Check out what can happen to your images it you don't read the terms and conditions when joining and using social media sites. If you thought "Google Street View" was cool then check out Photosynth and Seadragon here. As I write the Flickr home page tells me that it has had 3,053 uploads in the last minute, 160,129 things tagged...

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Motorcycle Alarm to protect your camera gear!

Some of you know that I am into motorbikes and yesterday I stumbled upon this padlock alarm . Now I already have a disc alarm but  thought this would make a good addition to my shed door or, and my reason for posting, for locking around a camera bag when stored in the boot of a car. It went on sale in Aldi stores countrywide on the 23rd of January so if you are reading this way in the future you are waaaay too late. €9.99  and it works.

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